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Science Professionals: Master‘s Education for a Competitive World Appendix C Committee Meeting Agendas Meeting One Keck Center of the National Academies 500 Fifth Street, NW, Washington, DC 20001 March 28-29, 2007 Open Session Agenda Wednesday, March 28, 2007, Room 201 9:30 Welcome Rita Colwell, Committee Chair 9:35 Perspective from Sponsor and Discussion of Charge Michael Teitelbaum, Vice President, Alfred P. Sloan Foundation 10:00 Break 10:15 Master’s Education in the United States Judith Glazer-Raymo, Lecturer and Fellow, Teachers College, Columbia University; author of Professionalizing Graduate Education: The Master’s Degree in the Marketplace 11:15 Professional Science Master’s Degree Carol Lynch, Senior Scholar in Residence and Director of the PSM Initiative, Council of Graduate Schools 12:15 Lunch will be provided in the meeting room
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Science Professionals: Master‘s Education for a Competitive World 1:00 Developments in the Life and Physical Sciences Keck Graduate Institute of Applied Life Sciences Henry Riggs, President Emeritus, Keck Graduate Institute of the Applied Life Sciences The Master’s Degree in Physics Roman Czujko, Director, Statistical Research Center, American Institute of Physics; co-author of Programs that Match Every Interest: Master’s Degree in Physics 2:15 Break 2:30 Demand for and Supply of Science Master’s Degree Recipients An Industry Perspective of the PSM Degree in California M. Daniel DeCillis, Research Associate, California Council on Science and Technology Data on Master’s Education in Science and Mathematics Nathan Bell, Associate Director, Commission on Professionals in Science and Technology 3:45 Committee Discussion Rita Colwell, Committee Chair Discussion of presentations Looking towards the final report: Issues, Evidence, Outline 5:00 Adjourn day one Thursday, March 29, 2007, Room 206 Open Session 8:30 IBM and Service Science Jim Spohrer, Director of Services Research, IBM Almaden Research Center 9:15 Break
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Science Professionals: Master‘s Education for a Competitive World 9:30 Next Steps Peter Henderson, Study Director Review of Work Plan Summer Workshop/Meeting: Agenda and Speakers 11:00 Adjourn
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Science Professionals: Master‘s Education for a Competitive World Meeting Two Keck Center of the National Academies 500 Fifth Street, NW, Washington, DC 20001 July 14-16, 2007 Open Session Agenda Saturday, July 14, 2007, Room 100 8:30 Welcome Rita Colwell, Committee Chair 8:45 The Master’s Degree in Context: Higher Education and Competitiveness Policy James Duderstadt, President Emeritus and University Professor of Science and Engineering, University of Michigan (via teleconference) Alan Merten, President, George Mason University 10:00 Master’s Education: Government Perspective Cora Marrett, Associate Director for Education and Human Resources, National Science Foundation 10:45 Break 11:00 University Response to Changes in Master’s Education Gary Reichard, Executive Vice Chancellor, California State University System Alan Mabe, Vice President for Academic Planning and University-School Programs, University of North Carolina 12:00 Lunch 1:00 Who Earns Masters Degrees in the Natural Sciences and What Do They Do? Mark Regets, Senior Analyst, Science Resources Statistics, National Science Foundation
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Science Professionals: Master‘s Education for a Competitive World 1:45 Masters Education: Graduate Deans David Chapman, Dean of the Graduate School, University of Utah Karen Klomparens, Dean, Graduate School, Michigan State University 2:45 Break 3:00 Perspective of PSM Program Directors Linda Strausbaugh, Professor of Genetics, Director, Center for Applied Genetics and Technology, and Co-Director, Professional Science Masters Program, University of Connecticut Bogdan Vernescu, Chair, Department of Mathematical Sciences, and Program Director; PSM Programs in Industrial Mathematics and Financial Mathematics, Worcester Polytechnic Institute 4:00 PSM Program Directors: Bioinformatics William Detrich, PSM Program Director, Bioinformatics, Northeastern University Jung Choi, PSM Program Director, Bioinformatics, Georgia Institute of Technology Sunday, July 15, 2007, Room 110 9:00 Workforce Demand: Intelligence Community Stephen Willar, Director, S&T Recruitment, Central Intelligence Agency 9:45 Workforce Demand: Modeling and Business Intelligence Philip Tuchinsky, Technical Expert, Systems Analytics Research Group, Ford Motor Company Research & Advanced Engineering (retired) Monday, July 16, 2007, Room 110 9:00 Skills for the 21st Century Margaret Hilton, Center for Education, The National Academies 9:45 University Response to Changes in Master’s Education Susan Aldridge, President, University of Maryland University College
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